|Pattern Review Work in Progress||12/13/12 3:52 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8720 men's coat and belt |
A very stripped down trench coat style, missing a lot of the stylistic touches of a traditional trench cost - no shoulder tabs, no gun flap, no collar strap. But it's exactly what Dan wanted, so if he's happy, I'm happy! The guy on the envelope looks like a cartoon spy (or a fl...more...
|Book Review ||1/6/12 4:31 PM|
|The Colette Sewing Handbook |
Book Index/Chapter headings
1. Getting Started
2. A Thoughtful Plan
3. A Precise Pattern
4. A Fantastic Fit
5. A Beautiful Fabric
6. A Fine Finish
7. Keep Learning
PaperBack or HardBound?
Hardbound with (be still, my heart) spiral binding so it'll lie flat while you work. Love it!
Does this book h...more...
|Pattern Review Work in Progress||3/7/12 4:48 PM|
|Butterick - 5685 Misses' Jacket and Coat |
Pattern Description: Quoth the envelope, "Semi-fitted, lined jacket/coat has modified shawl collar, princess seams, side seam pockets. A/B,C,D cup sizes."
Pattern Sizing: B5(8-10-12-14-16) and FF(16-18-20-22). I traced out the 22 and used the D-cup pieces.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/24/11 5:00 PM|
|Butterick - 6567 Vintage Aprons |
I wanted to make an apron because I love to cook, but I am a kitchen klutz. The store-bought aprons I've owned hang too low or don't adequately cover my chest, so I end up with sauce on my clothes anyway. My new apron is cute, feminine and (best of all) properly sized and shaped to do its job.
|Pattern Review Work in Progress||9/30/11 3:33 PM|
|Colette Patterns - 1006 Rooibos |
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